Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Yes') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: B187-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards; honey yellow falls
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1998

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Road Song X Electrique
Child plants: 30 child plants


Japanese Irises: Dispelling the Prima Donna MythJapanese Irises: Dispelling the Prima Donna Myth
March 31, 2010

Some of my customers see the pictures of lovely Japanese irises on my website and say, "I wish I could grow some of those; they're so beautiful but so hard to grow." Are Japanese irises really that touchy? No, I don't think so.

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Photo gallery:
Location: New ZealandPhoto taken October 2011, at the 'Amazing Iris Garden', Bay of Pl
By LynDC
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Location: My Garden - Delphi, Indiana
By TsFlowers
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Location: zone 6 KYDate: April 16, 2017
By alilyfan
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-04SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
By Caruso
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-26
By zuzu
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
By Calif_Sue
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Help with Iris Identification by RubyHouse Jan 23, 2020 6:59 PM 7
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2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Jan 23, 2020 5:24 PM 99
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Season 2020 by shizen Jan 19, 2020 9:05 PM 47
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Roger Duncan by Lestv Jan 8, 2020 8:28 PM 13
What are your iris plans for the New Year? by Polymerous Jan 23, 2020 4:29 PM 17
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Jan 23, 2020 4:54 PM 152
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Who among you by DaisyDo Dec 12, 2019 11:01 AM 22
A couple seedlings to critique by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2020 11:15 PM 147
What Keppel 3 (or more) favorites did you see on his website? by evelyninthegarden Dec 6, 2019 8:36 AM 24
Photo Contest by evelyninthegarden Dec 10, 2019 11:11 PM 22
2019 Seedlings by KentPfeiffer Jan 16, 2020 1:55 PM 162
Crazy idea? by lilpod13 Nov 26, 2019 8:40 AM 22
Name Please by RedRedCaz Nov 27, 2019 4:51 AM 17
Rare Blend by evelyninthegarden Oct 30, 2019 10:23 PM 18
Iris Database by evelyninthegarden Oct 17, 2019 9:19 PM 8

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